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aerostat

aer·o·stat

aerostat

pronunciation:
eI ro staet
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part of speech: noun
definition: an aircraft, such as a balloon or dirigible, that is lifted and held aloft by a gas that is lighter than air.
similar words:
balloon
Word Parts
The word aerostat contains the following parts:
sta, stat, stant, -stance Latin and Greek root that means stand, standing, stablize
synonyms:
sist